The upcoming Lucas Museum of Narrative Art by MAD architects in Los Angeles blends cross-generational cultures, from Darth Vader’s masks and Star Wars memorabilia to Renoir and Degas’ paintings.
Tables that dream of being lights, weird creatures from another planet, a glittering disco chair, and a clay celebration of African womanhood… We picked seven bold and surreal furniture designs in Miami.
With its carved organic body and brass branches embracing a luminous glass globe, Fernando Mastrangelo’s ‘September’ floor lamp delivers a ‘sort of’ optimistic message on the climate change issue. Because Nature will survive us and thrive again.
ICFF + Wanted Design Manhattan 2021: pendant lamps inspired by fireflies in the Mexican forest, an ergonomic seat doubling as a tool for posture exercises, ethical carpets combating illegal child labor and more…
Colony, the designers’ co-op, presents the ‘Join’ exhibition featuring new work from 12 independent American designers exploring the tactile meanings and emotional complexities of togetherness. A mother/son lighting design, two armchairs for slow conversation and shared meditation and a set of urns/vessels in honor of a beloved family member lost during the pandemic.
New York Design Week 2021: a collective showcase reflecting on the power of post-pandemic togetherness, a wall-light anchoring ourselves among the chaos and psychedelic furniture drawing from the natural and biological world.
We have created a Pinterest board rounding up the best architecture installations and projects at Chicago Biennial 2021.
A shock-pink block party structure for communal gathering and an architectural-scale urban painting revive a vacant lot in Bell Park, Chicago.
Helmut Jahn, the Flash Gordon of architecture, brought a ‘glitzy’ and bombastic attitude to postmodernism, from Chicago to Berlin, Philadelphia, Bangkok and beyond.
As Joe Biden becomes the 46th President of the United States, we look into Trump’s controversial legacy. Goodbye Donald!
With the UP IN SMOKE project, Ornamentum gallery presents the first high-end functional marjuana smoking collection created by contemporary studio artists from the jewelry, silversmithing and design world.
Yves Behar and his team at fuseproject unveiled the design of PROTEUS™, the world’s most advanced underwater scientific research station and habitat conceived as the submarine equivalent of the International Space Station.
Stain glass windows and working stations as well as recreational and co-working spaces for Los Angeles creative community. The Ruby Streets venue rethinks the way of getting inspired together, with exquisite furniture and pastel coloured interiors.
Burning Man 2020 won’t be rising from its ashes, the temporary metropolis of Black Rock City in the Nevada desert won’t be built. Organisers announced that the iconic festival will go virtual instead. See you on line, or in 2021!
Miami Beach is renown for fancy pool parties. The new BENT POOL permanent sculpture is a reminder of the city’s endangered future due to flooding and rising sea level. Located in Pride Park, the monument pays also homage to the LGBT+ historical contribution to Miami cultural fabric.
Miami2019 – Art, design and architecture intertwine in the Magic City. We have created a Pinterest board with some of the best events, exhibitions and installations… Check our ongoing report as well!
A tribute to Lina Bo Bardi at Art Basel Miami, crafted pink beasts in the city’s design district and a brand new museum dedicated to the urban imprint of graffiti culture. 12 not-to-be.-missed fairs, exhibitions and installations at Miami Art Week 2019.
John Ronan Architects’ mixed-use building ‘Independence Library & Apartments’ in Chicago brings together people of all ages.
MASS Design Group and conceptual artist Hank Willis Thomas have created ‘The Gun Violence Memorial Project’: four houses built of 700 glass bricks, each one representing the average number of lives lost due to gun violence each week in America.
The very best of Chicago2019 is on Archipanic. Explore our Pinterest board dedicated to the city’s third architecture biennial… And check our ongoing report!
The very best of BurningMan2019 is on Archipanic. Explore our dedicated Pinterest board…And do not forget to check our report!
A timber shrine inspired by Japanese ‘torii’ gates and a path of stones floating above the earth but also gigantic mirrored shards emerging from the sand and a Finnish sauna heating up desert party-goers. Burning Man 2019 focuses on transformation and transience with ephemeral architectures.
Cosmological shrines and electronic rituals, psychedelic creatures and monster vehicles flashing trough the sands. Explore Black Rock City, Burning Man’s temporary town rising from its ashes like the phoenix.
California-based studio Rael San Fratello has re-imagined the US-Mexico border wall installing pink seesaws that allowed children and adults from both sides to play together.
A design festival on a stunning villa in Côte d’Azur, Tel Aviv’s Bauhaus tours and New York’s celebration of moon landing 50th anniversary but also Venice Biennale and São Paulo Design Weekend. Explore the best events, fairs and exhibitions marking Summer 2019!
How can architecture support the LGBT – Lesbian, Gay, Transsexual and Bisexual – community with an inclusive attitude? The new Anita May Rosenstein Campus at the LA LGBT Center in Hollywood features social and housing programs, cultural venues and open spaces open and in dialogue with the surrounding neighborhood.
The best of SF Design Week 2019 is on Archipanic. Explore our dedicated Pinterest board to and check our report.
San Francisco Design Week 2019 celebrates the unity in community. On show the SF Design Awards exhibition, a conversation space inviting people to compose furniture to share ideas, a Nature-inspired digital interactive installation and more.
19 international female designers present their latest works at the Deeper than Text exhibition in New York. On show a tiger-rug crafted from wool, velvety bright blue chairs, architectural furniture, and more.
The best of New York Design Week 2019 is on Arcipanic. Explore our Pinterest board dedicated to NYCxDESIGN 2019 and check our report.